Authority → Portsmouth

Portsmouth Population

Here are the latest population statistics on Portsmouth in the United Kingdom. The data is updated regularly per the latest population statistics releases.

Last update: January 17, 2024

206,800

Population

6.1%

Unqualified

4.3%

Unemployment

£33,254

Salary

£336,390

Property

Quick answer: Portsmouth is a local authority in England. The population of Portsmouth is 206,800. The population per square mile of Portsmouth is 13,308. The average salary in Portsmouth is £33,254 per year. The average property price in Portsmouth is £336,390.


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Portsmouth Demographics


The population of Portsmouth is 206,800. The population per square mile of Portsmouth is 13,308. The population has decreased by 7,900 in the past year. The population has increased by 15,400 since 1981.


There are more females in Portsmouth. They account for 50.4% of the population.


Portsmouth Employment


75.5% of the people in Portsmouth are in employment. There are more males in employment. The definition of employment is being employed or self-employed and aged 16 to 64.


The unemployment rate in Portsmouth is 4.3%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Portsmouth Student Population


The student population of Portsmouth is 5,700. Students account for 20.5% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


89.5% of the people in Portsmouth have an NVQ1 qualification. 81.0% have an NVQ2 qualification. 66.1% have an NVQ3 qualification. 46.8% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.1% of the people in Portsmouth have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Portsmouth Economy


There are 6,175 businesses in Portsmouth. 89.2% are micro businesses. 8.5% are small businesses. 1.8% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Portsmouth are human health and social work activities businesses.


Portsmouth Salary


The average salary in Portsmouth is £33,254 per year. Males earn 19.3% more.


Salaries in Portsmouth are 0.39% less than the national average of £33,384.


Portsmouth Property


The average property price in Portsmouth is £336,390. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Portsmouth: £530,125 for detached houses. £360,830 for semi-detached houses. £279,182 for terrace houses. £175,423 for flats.